HERE Map Content Developer's Guide

Address Format

Definition

Address Format is the representation format of the house number range on the left/right side of the .

Usage

Use Address Format in conjunction with related address attributes and the associated road name for destination selection and geocoding.

Specification

  • , address information is applied to both the right and left sides of the . Additional addresses may be included outside these areas.
  • Address inclusion varies by country.
  • Most addresses consist of the numeric characters 0-9. However, other formats contain other characters such as letters and hyphens. Refer to the Country Profiles: Address Format Descriptions document for more information.
  • If a is identified as having Address Level=Logical addressing and has Address Format = H or 1, then an additional address range is applied without the hyphen. See the following table for some format examples.
Real-World Address Format Address Format Derived Upon Extraction
Address Format Address Type Examples Address Format Address Type Examples
H (Hyphenated) B (Base)

n-nn

nnn-nn

N (Numeric) H (Alternate Base)

nnn

nnnnn

H (Hyphenated) B (Base)

0n-nn

0-0n

Z (Leading Zero) H (Alternate Base)

0nnn

00n

(Alphahyphenated-5) B (Base)

AA-n

AAA-nnn

3 (Alphanumeric-3) H (Alternate Base)

AAn

AAAnnn